Press Releases

October 18, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Keller wrote support letter to PENNVEST on importance of project

Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) congratulated the Lemon Township & Tunkhannock Township Joint Municipal Sewer Authority on receiving a $10,008,698 grant and a $3,317,652 loan from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) to help eliminate the use of contaminated drinking wells, work to improve an impaired local lake, and construct a new wastewater treatment plant.

October 18, 2019 Press Release
$500,000 grant from Department of Justice is part of the Improving Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Grant Program

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the Borough of State College was awarded an Improving Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Grant Program grant of $500,000 from the Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women.

 

October 18, 2019 Press Release
Signs on to Rep. Biggs letter seeking clarification on rules used to subvert transparency

Washington, D.C.--Today, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) went to the House Floor to call out Democrats’ non-transparent “impeachment inquiry” that he says is denying the President basic due process rights, has prevented the minority party from holding the majority party accountable, and has prevented minority party members from reading transcribed testimony.

 

October 15, 2019 Press Release
$2.5 million grant is part of the Appalachian Regional Commission’s POWER Initiative

Washington, D.C. — The Appalachian Regional Commission on Tuesday announced the recipients for the 12th Congressional District of Pennsylvania’s POWER Awards, totaling $2,500,000 that will support broadband implementation in Northern Pennsylvania.

 

October 9, 2019 Press Release
Supports White House’s letter pointing out lack of basic due process and political aims of rigged inquiry

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Wednesday issued the following statement calling for an end to the non-transparent and legally unsupported “impeachment inquiry”:

 

October 3, 2019 Press Release
Calls for an end to partisan impeachment inquiry pre-orchestrated by Schiff and Pelosi

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Wednesday signed on to a resolution censuring House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff for his false retelling of the conversation between President Trump and Ukraine President Zelensky during last week’s hearing on the whistleblower complaint.

 

October 3, 2019 Press Release
$1.3 million in grants from the department’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture are part of the Organic Transitions Program

Washington, D.C. — The United States Department of Agriculture on Wednesday announced three separate grants from the department’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to Pennsylvania State University totaling $1,343,605 as part of the Organic Transitions Program (ORG).

 

The specific grants are as follows:

September 30, 2019 Press Release
Federal grant and loan will help with purchase of a new four-wheel drive ambulance

The United States Department of Agriculture on Monday announced a Rural Development investment of $144,300 for the Thompson Hose Company in Thompson, Susquehanna County.

 

September 26, 2019 Press Release
Absent passage of the USMCA, Congressman Keller says Congress can act in other ways to help the dairy industry

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) spoke on the House Floor Thursday on the need to pass a number of bills aimed at helping to improve the dairy industry since House Democrats have obstructed the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA) from being implemented.

 

September 25, 2019 Press Release
Legislation is giveaway to union bosses and puts unreasonable mandates on job creators

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Wednesday voted in the House Education and Labor Committee against the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), a Democrat-led giveaway to union bosses that would stifle job creators with untenable mandates and an unpredictable workforce.

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